Users of the Indonesian carrier Indosat will now be able to charge their BlackBerry App World purchases directly to their carrier billing. Customers will also be able to charge in-app purchases to their Indosat bill, which allows for the purchase of digital goods, such as additional content or more levels to a game, to be made without interrupting the application experience. Check out the press release below for more information.

Press Release

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Customers will be able to apply their BlackBerry App World purchases directly to their monthly bill from Indosat

Jakarta, Indonesia – Research In Motion (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) and Indosat today announced an operator billing option for Indosat’s BlackBerry® customers that purchase apps on BlackBerry® App World™.

Operator billing will allow Indosat’s BlackBerry customers to conveniently and securely purchase apps from BlackBerry App World and charge the purchases directly to their Indosat bill. Customers will also be able to charge in-app purchases to their Indosat bill, which allows for the purchase of digital goods, such as additional content or more levels to a game, to be made without interrupting the application experience.

BlackBerry ID, which provides customers with a secure device-independent user identification (ID) for use with BlackBerry App World (and other BlackBerry services), enables this new payment option in addition to allowing customers to seamlessly transfer their personal library of free and purchased apps when they switch to a new BlackBerry® smartphone. Furthermore, BlackBerry ID requires the user to enter their password when making a purchase, providing an added layer of security that can help protect a user from unauthorized purchases in the event their smartphone is lost or stolen.

About Indosat
Indosat is the leading telecommunication and information operator in Indonesia which provides cellular service, both prepaid and postpaid,  through Indosat Mobile brand product, IM3 powered by Indosat and Indosat Internet, fixed telecommunication services such as International Direct Dialling (IDD) 001, IDD 008 and FlatCall 01016,  fixed wireless and fixed line; and also fixed data communication service including internet; through the submarine and land cable fiber optic, microwave radio, and satellite through PALAPA-D Satellite and PALAPA-C2 Satellite. Indosat  has also the subsidiaries namely Indosat Mega Media (IM2)and Lintasarta. Indosat’s shares have been registered at Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX:ISAT) and shares in a form of American Depositary Shares registered at New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:IIT).

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About Research In Motion
Research In Motion (RIM), a global leader in wireless innovation, revolutionized the mobile industry with the introduction of the BlackBerry® solution in 1999. Today, BlackBerry products and services are used by millions of customers around the world to stay connected to the people and content that matter most throughout their day. Founded in 1984 and based in Waterloo, Ontario, RIM operates offices in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America. RIM is listed on the NASDAQ Stock Market (NASDAQ: RIMM) and the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: RIM). For more information, visit www.rim.com or www.blackberry.com.

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